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Pope Francis is greeted by Cardinal Angelo Amato in St. Peter's Square in September 2016

Pope Francis is greeted by Cardinal Angelo Amato in St. Peter's Square in September 2016

Pope Francis approves decrees for miracles, martyrdom

07/07/2017 14:55

Pope Francis on Friday authorized the Congregation for the Causes of the Saints to promulgate several decrees, after meeting with Cardinal Angelo Amato, the Congregation’s Prefec

 

Painting of All Saints

Painting of All Saints

Pope confirms decrees for causes of Saints

22/12/2016 10:43

Pope Francis on Thursday received in audience Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, authorizing the congregation to promulgate new decrees. 

 

Italian cardinal Angelo Amato arrives for a meeting of pre-conclave on March 9, 2013 at the Vatican.

Italian cardinal Angelo Amato arrives for a meeting of pre-conclave on March 9, 2013 at the Vatican.

Pope receives Saints Prefect, approves decrees

08/07/2016 13:51

Pope Francis on Friday (8 July, 2016) received in private audience His Eminence Cardinal Angelo Amato, S.D.B., Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints

 

Pope Francis washes the feet of a boy at a correctional facility for minors on Holy Thursday

Pope Francis washes the feet of a boy at a correctional facility for minors on Holy Thursday

Pope changes Holy Thursday decree to include all people of God

21/01/2016 19:21

Pope Francis has issued a decree that changes the way that the Holy Thursday Rite of the Washing of the Feet is celebrated. The decree, published by the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments, now says the rite should include all members of God’s people.

 

 

Seal of the Society of Jesus

Seal of the Society of Jesus

200th Anniversary of Jesuits' Restoration

07/08/2014 13:24

August 7th marks the two hundredth anniversary of the restoration of the Society of Jesus by Pope Pius VII, after its suppression by Pope Clement XIV in 1773

Beato Ronconi

Beato Ronconi

Pope Francis: Promulgation of Decrees

16/04/2014 10:41

On Tuesday, April 15, 2014, Pope Francis received the Prefect of the Congregation for the Causes of Saints, Card. Angelo D’Amato, SDB, and authorized the Congregation to promulgate the decrees